Big-time elephant poaching on the way

19 October 2015 - 09:50

Elephants are moving towards the top of the poachers' hit list - the number shot has increased in the past two years. The number of elephants killed is still small compared to that of rhinos but it could indicate a trend.SA National Parks (SANParks) said in May last year that an elephant killed in Kruger National Park was the "first poaching in 10 years" - but nine others have been killed in the park since.

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